Released Year: 2010
Runtime: 103 minutes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Directors: M. Night Shyamalan
Writers: M. Night Shyamalan
Casts: Noah Ringer, Dev Patel, Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone, Shaun Toub, Aasif Mandvi, Cliff Curtis, Seychelle Gabriel, Katharine Houghton, Francis Guinan, Damon Gupton, Summer Bishil, Randall Duk Kim, John D'Alonzo, Keong Sim
IMDB: The Last Airbender (2010) - IMDB
IMDB Rating: 4.4
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 2.9
USA Today -
He hasn't mastered the craft yet, but M. Night Shyamalan may be on to something with this action-movie thing.
Completely harmless and inoffensive, and at the very least, Shyamalan appears to be having a little fun here.
Entertainment Weekly -
The movie is "Star Wars" with martial arts, plus a touch of "The Last Emperor." Technically, it's not badly done; I enjoyed the physical clash of elements, the water balls rising like sculpture in the air.
Philadelphia Inquirer -
Unfortunately, this all proceeds at a supersonic tempo, with Shyamalan's directorial finger stuck on the fast-forward button. Significant plot points whiz by in this movie equivalent of speed-dating.
The Last Airbender (2010)
The world is divided into four kingdoms, each represented by the element they harness, and peace has lasted throughout the realms of Water, Air, Earth, and Fire under the supervision of the Avatar, a link to the spirit world and the only being capable of mastering the use of all four elements. When young Avatar Aang disappears, the Fire Nation launches an attack to eradicate all members of the Air Nomads to prevent interference in their future plans for world domination. 100 years pass and current Fire Lord Ozai continues to conquer and imprison anyone with elemental 'bending' abilities in the Earth and Water Kingdoms, while siblings Katara and Sokka from a Southern Water Tribe find a mysterious boy trapped beneath the ice outside their village. Upon rescuing him, he reveals himself to be Aang, Avatar and last of the Air Nomads. Swearing to protect the Avatar, Katara and Sokka...